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CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 10:30pm EDT
, joe. it has been an honor to engage in the critical debate. we face a very big choice. what kind of country are we going to be? what kind of country are we going to give our kids? president obama had his chance. he made his choices. his economic agenda, more spending, borrowing, higher taxes, a government takeover of health care -- it is not working. it has failed to create the jobs we need. 23 million americans are looking for work today. this is not what a real recovery looks like. you deserve better. mitt romney and i want to earn your support. we are offering real reforms for a real recovery for every american. mitt romney, his experience, his ideas, his solutions is uniquely qualified to get the job done. at a time we have a jobs crisis until a america, would it not be nice to have a job creator in the white house? the choice is clear. a stagnant economy that promotes more government dependency, or a dynamic growing economy that provides opportunity and jobs. mitt romney and i will not duck the tough issues. we will not blame others for the next four years. we will take respons
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
president joe biden and republican congressman paul ryan. we have live coverage beginning tonight at 7:00 p.m. eastern. then the two will square off at 9:00 p.m. eastern for 90 minutes with a debate toasted by martha raddatz. following the debate we will get your take on what you heard. first we want your thoughts on how important is tonight's presidential debate and have vice-presidential debate mattered in the past? here are the numbers -- remember, you can send us your questions or comments via social media. 's will begin with "usa today " headline -- how important our vice presidential debates? larry is a democrat in mississippi. caller: good morning. the debates should not be that important. it is their policies. romney and ryan's policies will destroy the middle class. host: what do you want to hear from vice president joe biden tonight to the congressman? caller: i want him to hold romney and ryan to their policies. that is what matters. that is what will destroy the middle class. they are changing their policies and fooling a lot of people. host: how did you see the first presi
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am EDT
moderator, and planning she interrupted paul ryan significantly more than joe biden. in fact she enter. joe biden the same amount of times. she interrupted them an equal number. and then they show a bar graph. that is from media matters for america. another group that watches america. and this is their response from the debate. she showed up almost no debate in her foreign policy debate questions. but on domestic issues, especially on the budget, with a remarkable dozen questions that inc. liberal campaign themes, compared to just four based on the conservative promise. but from the media research center. just two groups of watch the media and in dealings about this campaign season. and tailoring to the moderators, which we bring it to you. we want to get your thoughts on the moderators and what you think about of them feared it you want to give us a call, the numbers are on the screen. just to give you a flavor of a little bit from this past debates that we saw this week here is martha. is during the bursting at the vice presidential debate. she is challenging joe biden. >> let me go
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 10:30pm EDT
dismayed, after joe biden was busy defending iran and even paul ryan's answer on this was a little bit incomplete for me, too. nobody has said to the american people what i need to know when we pull out our troops from afghanistan, are we safer off as a nation than when our troops were there? will al qaeda once again have the ability to take root in afghanistan and once again launch a terrorist attack against us? he needs to answer that question. he doesn't care. all president obama wants to do is have a political timeline because it makes him feel good. >> all right, congresswoman, thank you. dr. ruiz, you have one minute to replay. >> she once again speaks a big game, but has failed to really lead in this manner. one is you voted to get us into iraq and president obama got us out and also, he killed osama bin laden. and al qaeda right now is the weakest it's ever been. but we cannot -- we cannot let our guard down. we have to go after the terrorists and make sure they never strike again. and we have to ensure that there are no growing cells anywhere in the world and make sure tha
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
not be less alike. joe biden is almost 70 years old. he is a classic, old school liberal politician. paul ryan is 42 years old. he is the new, young gun conservative politician. there is a martian and a moon man. it will be entertaining to watch. i would not just write off that it will have no impact. let's say it is smaller than the last one. palin-biden got a bigger audience in the first obama- mccain debate because people were fascinated by sarah palin. see biden do is go after ryan's record and some of the budget proposals that he has made in the past in the ryan plans and say that is the road romney, not what you are hearing now. he will cut this program, racist attacks. it will be interesting to watch how brian pivots off of that and says no, those were my ideas and those on offense and say your ideas do not work. that is why the economy is the way it is. >> was talk about the senate and the house. the senate is controlled by the democrats. republicans have tried to pick up enough seats to gain control. will the for republicans gain control of the senate? what is>> now i would
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 10:00am EDT
sarah palin less than a month. our most high-profile hire, joe biden, had only been with us six weeks. we still did not know joe the plumber yet. so it's funny to look back on that time. remember coming into september four years ago and we had a big convention in denver, an amazing summer, a fund toward that went off flawlessly, we had rolled out our new vice president and rolling in to september and we have a convention that big and we feel we have momentum and the next day john mccain announces sarah palin as vice presidents. you could just feel something all of a sudden. people can say what about how ready she was, but in that moment sarah palin made a pretty grand entrance onto the national stage. she blew through. i often talk about that as hurricane sarah. we had the republican convention. there were two hurricane events in my mind. they had to cancel the first day of their convention and then there was hurricane sarah. the head wind was still for about 18 days. john mccain came out of his convention in september with a three-point lead. that stretched to about six or eigh
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 10:00am EDT
president joe biden and paul ryan. after that we will show you the 2000 a presidential town hall debate between senators barack obama and john mccain. >> this week on "newsmakers" jim jordon, and republican of ohio and chairman of the house republican committee joining us from dayton, ohio. here in washington, at nicole duran and jonathan strong. >> at the first presidential debate, mitt romney went hard to the center in temperament and substance. last night at the vice- presidential debate we saw paul ryan take a position on abortion that is more moderate than the one he had prior to becoming the vp pick. are you worried that this is the sign that the real mitt romney is moderate? what would you do if he embraced a simpson-bowles type plan? >> i do not necessarily think they moved from standard conservative positions. both governor romney and congressman ryan talked about the need to not raise taxes. they talked about the need to keep our defenses strong. they both talked about reducing spending. we're heading for a debt crisis. they both talked about the pro- life, recognizing
CSPAN
Oct 10, 2012 7:00am EDT
. portsmouth, rhode island, democratic caller. joe, go ahead. caller: i went through the court cases, the supreme court cases, brown vs. the board of education, etc. i want to make a personal comment. i took the s.a.t.'s with a black friend of mine from massachusetts, a basketball player who went on to play for jacksonville in the n.c.a.a. tournament. we both moaned and groaned over the s.a.t.'s. i think it was discrimination against both of us because we were from a poor neighborhood and never got the opportunity. a lot of the problem is the scholastic aptitude testing to get into college, which is discriminating both against poor white and black men, and women also. also, i think you cannot disregard women from discrimination in the past and what blacks went through in this country. i took a broader brush and took every minority -- they would take asians and everything into consideration, and this left the black man out of the picture to a large extent. i also feel that they should take more white men from neighborhoods that are disadvantaged and give them a shot. but there should be se
CSPAN
Oct 5, 2012 8:00pm EDT
and senator john edwards. followed by senator joe biden and governor sarah palin debating in 2008. then the 1984 meeting of vice president george bush and representative geraldine ferraro. and senator dan quayle and senator lloyd bentsen debating in 1988. it all begins tomorrow evening at 7:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. c-span's campaign 2012 debate hub website provides live and on demand coverage of all the presidential and vice-presidential debates. and it's the only place where you'll see our live coverage of behind-the-scenes sights and sounds before and after the debates. the site has each debate question available as a separate clip. where you can search and watch by topic, watch viewer-created clips as well. and read streaming tweets from political reporters and other viewer reactions at c-span's 2012 campaign debate hub. go to c-span.org/debates. >> governor mitt romney -- >> republican presidential candidate mitt romney says that the unemployment rate has come down because people have stopped looking for work. and that fewer jobs have been created this month than last.
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 10:00am EDT
. that is followed by then senator joe biden and sarah palin at washington university. at san 3:00 p.m., a vice president george bush and rep ferraro. at 11:45 p.m., and center dan lloyd and signaturesaid mr. bentsen. >> on the fourth day of being in office, a weaver sitting in the oval office. larry summers was looking at this year's budget. you're going to have $1 trillion deficit. he said i have not done anything yet. >> we can not keep looking our children in the eye knowing that we're going to give them a diminished future because we're spending their money today. it is a very simple idea. mayor ron and i am going to bring it to washington. we have to stop spending money we do not have. we must cut spending. we must get this balanced budget. we must get this debt under control. >> congressman paul ryan and joe biden will face off in their only debate. martha margaret. you can watch and engage with our live in debate preview starting seven got p.m. eastern filed by the debate at 9:00. your reaction at and 30 p.m. -- at 10:30 p.m. >> c-span's debate website provides life and on dema
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 7:00pm EDT
that. i have a clear record of reaching across the aisle, whether it be joe lieberman or russ feingold or ted kennedy or others. that's my clear record. we can work on nuclear power plants, build a whole bunch of them, create millions of new jobs. we have to have all of the above, alternative fuels, wind, tide, solar, natural gas, clean coal technology. all of these things we can do as americans and we can take on this mission and we can overcome it. my friends, some of this $700 billion ends up in the hands of terrorist organizations. as far as health care is concerned, obviously, everyone is struggling to make sure that they can afford their premiums and that they can have affordable and available health care. that's the next issue. but we can do them all at once. there's no -- and we have to do them all at once. all three you mentioned are compelling national security requirements. >> i'm trying to play by the rules that you all established. one minute for discussion. senator obama, if you would give us your list of priorities, there are some real questions about whether ev
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 2:00pm EDT
, we had a terrific performance from paul ryan. on the stage, the leader was paul ryan. joe biden said a lot of interesting things. one was at a time of increasing danger around the world, he said we ought to be cutting our military. specifically, he said we do not need any more m-1 tanks. guess where those are made? right here in ohio. we need them because they're part of the greatest military on the face of the earth. they will insure we have a military second to none to keep the peace. we need m-1 tanks. say it ain't so, joe. we also saw on the stage a guy who understands how to get america back on track. he explained why it is so important for us to have a change in direction. he laid it out an agenda to move america afford. the comeback team is here. we need them now. health news welcome the next vice president -- help me to welcome the next vice-president of the united states, paul ryan. >> [cheers and applause] thank you. how are you doing? look at that. o-h >>> i-o. >> i love that. it is fun. i just saw in miami sweat shirt. i spent three years there. it is great to see th
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00pm EDT
at centre college. right now, as we welcome, a vice president joe biden and congressmen paul ryan. [applause] >> good evening, gentlemen. it is an honored to be here with both of you. i would like to begin with libya. on a rather somber note, one month ago tonight on the anniversary of 9/11, ambassador stevens and three other brave americans were killed in a terrorist attack in benghazi. the state department has made clear there were no protesters there. it was a preplanned assault by heavily armed men. massivehis a intelligence failure? >> chris stevens was one of our best. we will find and bring to justice the men who did this. we will get to the bottom of it and whatever the facts lead us, we will make clear, whatever mistakes were made will not be made again. you should take a look at his most important responsibility. that is caring for the national security of the country. take a look at how he has handled the issues of the day. on iraq, the president has said he would end the war. governor romney said that was a tragic mistake. we should have left 30,000 troops there. with
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
-presidential debate, vice president joe biden campaign with his wife jill at the university of wisconsin. this is about 40 minutes. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] ♪ have been knocking on the door i had been looking for tthe myth that leads me home ♪ >> hello, everybody. it is great to be here today. how about the kentucky debate? did joe not do great last night? [applause] >> i am so proud of him. last night, tobias of the gel that i know, somebody who truly understands -- i saw the gel that i know, somebody who truly understands what is going on and has the heart and experience to stick up for the middle-class. [applause] somebody who showed us a clear picture of the tories in this election. it is my pleasure to turn this over to someone who has been fighting hard for the kind of america that we want to live in. somebody that is not afraid to roll up his sleeves and do the hard work to keep moving this country forward. my husband, our vice president, joe biden. [applause] >> hello, univ. of w
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 3:05am EDT
democrats, along with senator joe liebern, to support governor bush's dad in the persian gulf war resolution. and for the last eight years i've served on the national security council. can i say just one other thing here? >> no, sir. we'll get that -- i'm gonna -- the next question is to you. >> fine, i'll wait. >> it's a related -- it's a related question that is going to be asked by kenneth allen. mr. allen? >> i think he gets a -- oh, i'm sorry, you're right, go ahead. >> mr. allen, right there. >> mr. vice president, today our military forces are stretched thinner and doing more than they have ever done before during peacetime. i would like to know what you are -- i think we would all like to know what you as president would do to ensure proper resourcing for the current mission and/or more selectively choosing the time and place that our forces will be used around the world. >> thank you, sir. just to finish briefly, i started to say that for the last eight years i've been on the national security council. last week i broke up -- i suspended campaigning for two days, or parts
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 7:00am EDT
between joe biden and paul ryan. the city has repaved streets, planted flowers, and directed new signs. one bar is serving cocktails named for the vice president and his rival. c-span is covering the vice- presidential debate thursday night and are preview program begins a 7:00 p.m. eastern with the debate starting at 9:00. those are the latest headlines on c-span radio. >> look at what president obama did on the budget. nothing except borrow and spend. as a result of his abdication of leadership, as a result of seeing the most predictable economic crisis in our country's history and not fixing it, our credit rating was downgraded for the first time in our history. >> we laid out a $4 trillion debt reduction plan over the next 10 years. we have already passed $1 trillion. ladies and gentlemen, these guys go against everything. not only they say they don't like our plan. but what is your plant? >> on thursday paul ryan and joe biden will face off in their only debate. martha raddatz will be the moderator from centre college in danville, kentucky. you can watch and engage starting
CSPAN
Oct 9, 2012 10:00am EDT
president joe biden and a vice presidential candidate paul ryan will face off in their first and only debate. coverage begins a 7:00 p.m., followed by the debate at 9:00 p.m., and your calls and tweets afterwards. both the presidential candidates are campaigning in key swing states today. mitt romney in iowa. later, he will head to ohio. president obama is in the buckeye state later today, speaking at ohio state university in columbus, and here on c-span you can watch live coverage of his remarks as they begin at 5:00 p.m. eastern. in prime time we continue live coverage with a west virginia governor's debate. the governor won a special election against bill maloney in 2010. we will have live coverage tonight from charleston at 7:00 p.m. eastern. last night, in virginia, tim kaine and george allen squared off in a debate to fill the senate seat left by the retirement of jim webb. this is the second of three televised debates. this one-hour debate courtesy of w c r-tv in richmond. >> tonight, the candidates will answer questions about the issue they will face. the moderator tonigh
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 1:25am EDT
vice president joe biden will face off in a debate. you can watch and engauge with c-span with our life debate preview starting at 7:00 eastern. your actions, calls, e-mails, and tweets at 10:30 following our live coverage on c-span, c-span radio, and online at c-span.org. >> sunday a debate in the u.s. senate between linda mcmahon, republican, and representative chris murphy, democrat. ú >> i will not raise taxes on middle income families. >> now he says five weeks before the election, his big, bold idea, is never mind. >> it's arithmetic. >> sunday watch the entire debate at noon eastern time, here on c-span. >> now a discussion of the changing international order and the president's role in leading foreign policy. this is about an hour and a half. >> i am david rothkopf. we have a terrific panel here. >> we are g going -- we are going to open with a quote, and then i will ask them a couple questions about related issues. following that, at the end of each one of these sort of 20 or 25-minute sks, i'm going to look to you for questions, so we can keep this as interactive as pos
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
presidential debate between vice president joe biden and republican candidate paul ryan. next on "washington journal," preview of tuesday's town hall style debates between president obama and mitt romney. then, a look at the electoral college and the impact that non- citizens have on the votes allocated to each state. leonard steinhorn is our guest. leonard steinhorn is our guest.
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 1:00am EDT
-president debate between joe biden and paul ryan. the debate live at 9:00. your comments at 10:30 eastern. all here on c-span. >> coming up on c-span, tonight's arizona senate debate between jeff flake, richard carmona. then a house hearing on the benghazi attack. >> the c-span 2012 campaign debate hub website provides an affirmation about the debates and it it is the only place he will see behind the coverage live sites and sounds behind each debate. it has questions available as a separate clip. watching your create the clips as well and watch streaming twets at the c-span campaign 2012 debate hub. next, jeff flake faces richard carmona in the debate for the seat of retiring jon kyl. the political report rates this race a tossup. it is courtesy of arizona pbs. >> it is the first debate between candidates for the seat vacated by jon kyl. this is an open exchange of ideas, an opportunity for give- and-take between candidates for one of the state's most important offices. as such, interactions are allowed, provided that all sides get a fair shake and we will do our best to see that
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 7:00pm EDT
debate. in two hours from now, vice president joe biden will take the stage and face his gop challenger, congressman paul ryan, and a 90-minute debate. until then, c-span will take you behind the scenes for a look at the process and also the politics of the 2012 vice- presidential debate. our phone lines will be open and you can see the phone numbers on your screen right now. we are asking whether or not the vice-presidential debate affects your vote in november. you can also answered this question on facebook. lots of people are already offering their opinion, so join the conversation there. we'll be here for 90 minutes of the two hours, and then something special you see on this network that you will see nowhere else on television. we will see all the preparations and get a real behind-the-scenes labor. someone who knows about all the behind-the-scenes is joining us tonight. he's the gop co-chairman of the presidential debate commission and has been in that role since the commission was founded in 1987. thanks for being here. so many questions i want to ask you. let's just start with
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
seemed like ryan was debating two people, the moderator and that joe biden. ryan still kept his cool and did a great job. biden is the reincarnation of harold stasstzen. his incessant interrupting, smirks, giggles and laughing at ryan, he was trying to sucker right into losing his temper, but ryan did not fall for that. an embarrassing display of buffoonery. i am interested to see what mr. obama's supporters will say today, their tone. i think they will be running scared. host: this morning we are using span2012 if you would like to make a comment on twitter about last night's debate. from "the huffington post" -- next call comes from canada in philadelphia on our support president obama line. caller: how are you? host: good. turn down your tv and go ahead. i will put you on hold and we will come back to you. we will go to jerry in missouri on our support mitt romney line. caller: how are you? host: good. caller: i would like to voice my concerns for the seniors we know who are losing their health care because of obamacare. my father is a korean veteran. these people are suffering becaus
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 2:00pm EDT
up in about an hour. vice president joe biden will greet supporters in wisconsin. he is at the university of wisconsin. he will be introduced by his wife, jill, and we will have coverage starting at 2:45 eastern. mitt romney is teaming up with paul ryan for a rally in lancaster, ohio. c-span will have live coverage of that starting at 5:40 p.m. eastern. >> can we focus on the issues and not the personalities and the mud? there is a need, if we can take a poll here. there is a need to focus on the needs. >> how the gentlemen response? >> let's talk about these issues. let's talk about the programs that, in the presidency, a lot goes into it. caring goes into it. that is not specific. strength goes into it. that is not specific. this is what a president has to do. in principle, i will take your point and i think we ought to discuss child care or whatever else it is. >> and you, too? >> i will take the place because i know the american people want to talk about issues and not tabloid journalism. i will take the pledge and talk about the issues. for the record, i do not have any sp
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 8:00pm EDT
because the moderator allowed him more freestyle answer session. joe biden, he did his job appeared he needed to push, whether what he said was factual or not or whether it was rude or not, joe biden pushed a lot. i saw that straightaway. paul ryan needed to come back and a beard, but he could have said, mr. vice president, you're not correct. or you're interrupting my time. he tried to be polite. >> as we follow the candidates on the road to the white house, what engage with c-span. [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> watched the second presidential debate on tuesday. watch and in superdelegate. tonight on c-span, next, vice president joe biden campaigns in lacrosse, wisconsin followed by presidential candidate mitt romney and his running mate paul ryan in lancaster, ohio. later, a live debate from california's 36 district between republican incumbent mary by matt and democratic challenger raul ruez. vice president biden and his wife campaigned today in wisconsin. it is his first campaign stop following
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 8:45pm EDT
palin and senator joe biden. >> thank you. >> thank you. [applause] >> welcome to you both. has we have determined by the twine cost, the first question will go to senator biden. the house of representatives passed a big bailout bill -- or did not pass it, i should say. the senate decided to pass it. as america watches these things happen, was it the worst of washington or the worst of washington that we saw play out? >> let me thank you for hosting this. governor, it is a pleasure to meet you. it is evidence of the fact that the economic policies of the last eight years have been the worst economic policies we have ever had. as a consequence, you see what has happened on wall street. if you need any more proof positive on how bad economic theories have been, the excessive deregulation, the failure to oversee what was going on, letting wall street when and wild, but they needed more evidence than what you see now. so republicans and democrats were put in a very tough spot. but barack obama laid out four basic criteria for any kind of rescue plan. first of all, it has to be oversigh
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 10:30am EDT
vice president joe biden and republican vice- presidential candidates paul ryan that in their only debate at center college in kentucky. the moderator was martha radditz. this is just over 1.5 hours. ba>> good evening and welcome to the first and only vice- presidential debate of 2012. i am martha raddatz. i am honored to moderate this debate between the two men who have dedicated much of their lives to public service. it is divided between domestic and foreign policy issues. i will move back and forth between foreign and domestic. we will have nine different segments. at the beginning of each segment, i will ask both candidates a question and they will each have two minutes to answer. i will encourage discussion between the candidate with follow-up question. it has been determined that the vice president biden will be first to answer the opening question. we have a wonderful audience here at centre college. right now, we welcome vice president joe biden and congressman paul ryan. [applause] >> good evening, gentlemen. it is an honor to be here with both of you. i would like to beg
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 9:00am EDT
theglie's of this "washington post" last night of these two talking. mom and joe biden greeting each other. and here is paul reihan's wife meeting joe biden's son. jonathon in charlotte, n.c., why are you a first-time voter? caller: i just started voting because what i registered to vote last time in 2008 i was not old enough of the time to vote. an hour i am old enough. i'm kind -- and now i am old enough. i'm kind of like i have a say so as far as what is going on in my generation. host: who are you voting for? caller: i am voting for obama. host: i am not encoding simply because i'm black or because he is black or because of any of those things. i am voting because of the fact that obama is thinking about the middle costs -- middle class. we have completely thrown our country and down the drain by saying that we will tax people who are trying to get somewhere instead of taxing people who are already somewhere. these people who are making billions of dollars have enough money to help others in need. they have enough money to give to the ones in need. instead of uniting the country and do
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm EDT
. tonight at 8. >> now, the 2008 vice- presidential debate between joe biden and alaska gov. sarah pailin. the most watched the vice- presidential debate in history. it is the second most watched debate ever. senator biden and the governor met at washington university in st. louis. the moderator was gwen ifill. >> good evening from washington university in st. louis, missouri. i'm gwen ifill of "the newshour" and "washington week" on pbs. welcome to the first and the only 2008 vice presidential debate between the republican nominee, governor sarah palin of alaska, and the democratic nominee, joe biden of delaware. the commission on presidential debates is the sponsor of this event and the two remaining presidential debates. tonight's discussion will cover a wide range of topics, including domestic and foreign policy matters. it will be divided roughly into five-minute segments. each candidate will have 90 seconds to respond to a direct question and then an additional two minutes for rebuttal and follow-up. the order has been determined by a coin toss. the specific subjects and questions w
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 1:15am EDT
. >> the way i take your answer is there -- is this snare joe is not possible, because there are not two what will this individual contribute to our campus? race can have a bearing for the reasons i tried to verify earlier on what they can bring to the table. >> >> so the correct answer, if there ever are two scenarios that are the same, community service, family's economic status, family's responsibility, single parent home, an sat home, if you had a situation where all those things were absolutely identical, then the person would be admitted on the bounds of race? >> not necessarily. >> before your time runs out, let me ask you another question. there has been a lot of attention of race in the military. can you explain the rotc program? >> sure. it is important for rotc programs that commissioned officers have this other plan on top of the other 10%. >> our military effectiveness depends on a pipeline of well qualified candidates from diverse back grounds who are comfortable with leadership in diverse positions. >> your time is about to expire. you have a marginal candidate that wa
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 11:30pm EDT
candidates are on the campaign trail. vice president biden with joe biden will be in wisconsin at 2:45 eastern time. paul ryan will be with mitt romney in lancaster, ohio, at 5:40 p.m. both of them will be airing on c-span. right now, it is time for us to play, in its entirety, tonight's presidential visit vice- presidential debate in kentucky. -- tonight's vice presidential debate in kentucky. i am martha raddatz. i am honored to moderate this debate between the two men who have dedicated much of their lives to public service. it is divided between domestic and foreign policy issues. i will move back and forth between foreign and domestic. we will have nine different segments. at the beginning of each segment, i will ask both candidates a question and they will each have two minutes to answer. i will encourage discussion between the candidate with follow-up question. it has been determined that the vice president biden will be first to answer the opening question. we have a wonderful audience here at centre college. right now, we welcome vice president joe biden and congressman paul r
CSPAN
Oct 6, 2012 4:00pm EDT
figure out what is hapning in a race. take are doing well, let's indiana, for example. joe donnelly comes out and at the end of the primary, the republican candidate lacks money . all the polls show us ahead. we are doing great. they have to sit there and say we know that murdoch is sitting there with no money. do we jump a in and try to help? should we fill that time? that is the kind of decisions these independent expenditures go through all the time. sometimes they are. in general, we love to take kant's from the candidate. even though we are not coordinated, and so it is better the notion that we're taking hints to see what the campaign would like because we do not want to do something they do not like. sometimes we are the ones to jump first. >> to be candid, traditionally it is contrasting-. -- contrasting negative. the obama campaign was clear they would not wait to define mitt romney. they felt they did not do a good job with the outside -- outset, this would be more difficult situation. what jeff and his team have pulled off is a certain perception of mitt romney. they did
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
year, we lost any rooney, a few years ago we lost ed, lost mike, lost joe, a wonderful producer i worked with. these were the originals of "60 minutes." it has been a rough year. a couple of years. but i must say, having lost some of the stalwarts, the broadcast itself has not been effective. -- effected going from don hewitt, certainly the master of "60 minutes," died. jeff has maintained all the values and pretty much of the unwritten rules of putting this broadcast on the air. >> when i started watching you 42 years ago, you were getting 30 million people watching "60 minutes." you were often the talk show of the week. you are now getting 10 or 11 or 12 million and are still on the top. what does that say? >> there has been an extraordinary revolution. the internet, and the whole cable community has obviously fractured the audience. i hear the figure of 60% bandied about, over 60% of over the air television, network television, has been lost. probably more than that. the competition is extraordinary, but important pieces -- there is a piece, recently, as you know, about the ope
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Oct 7, 2012 6:30pm EDT
democrat chris murphy face-off in their first debate for the u.s. senate seat to replace joe lieberman appeared this debate is courtesy of wsfbtv. it is one hour. >> a very good sunday morning to you. welcome to the first debate in the state for the u.s. senate seat currently held by joe lieberman. each candidate will have 90 seconds to answer questions. then 30 seconds to rebut his or her opponent. and now, let's bring out our candidates. chris murphy and linda mcmahon. >> good to see you. >> a coin toss determined that mrs. mcmahon will begin. >> good morning and thanks to channel three and our audience. i am often asked why are you running for the united states senate? it is so that my six grand general and -- grand children and future generations will have the promise for prosperity. that promise is rapidly slipping away because our economy is on the wrong track. 170,000 people woke up been arrested this morning without a job. if we can get our economy back on track, we can get our people back to work. i have a way to do that. i have been there. i have been bankrupt. i have lost ev
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Oct 13, 2012 4:21pm EDT
the senate seat to replace joe lieberman. the rate this race a tossup. the debate is courtesy of -- of fox ct. >> good evening. tonight representing the connecticut u.s. senate debate between the republican candidates linda mcmahon and chris murphy. welcome. we look forward to hearing more about your ideas and maybe learning some new things. this is going to cover a wide range of topics from the economy to foreign economy. joining me are three panelists. first, my co-hosts. >> there will be no opening statements. that will weaken the right to the questions and answers. there will be a 62nd closing statement. the candidates will each have 20 seconds to answer and then a reach for rebuttal. we do have timekeepers. they will signal when it is up. they will determine which candidate will start the debate. mr. murphy will go first in answering the first question. mr. murphy will go first we get to the closing statements. there were chosen by the hartford courant. the audience here has promised to remain quiet and attentive up with no cheering or jeering and no applause or outburst set any k
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Oct 7, 2012 10:30am EDT
their second debate to replace retiring senator, joe lieberman. this race is reported as a toss up. in hartford, conn. >> from channel 3 eyewitness news, a special campaign 2012 senate debate. >> a very good sunday to you. welcome to the first debate in the race for the u.s. senate seat currently held by the retiring senator, joe lieberman. first, the rules -- each candidate will have 90 seconds. can it ask the question first will have 30 seconds to rebut his or her opponent after the answer to the question. welcome our panelists -- and now, let's bring our candidates, democrat chris murphy and republican linda mcmahon. a coin toss determined that ms. mcmahon will begin with a one minute opening statement. >> good morning, and thanks to channel 3 and our panelists and welcome to our studio audience. i am often asked why are you running for the united states senate? that angeles -- answer is simple -- some six grandchildren and future generations will be guarantee america's promise for prosperity. that promise is rapidly slipping away because our economy is on the wrong track. 170,0
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Oct 7, 2012 9:30pm EDT
this debt under control. >> next thursday night, congressman paul ryan and vice president joe biden will face off in their only debate. from centre etch in danville, ky. you can watch and engage with our live previews starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern followed by the debate at 9:00 p.m. your reaction at 10:30. following are reaction on c- span, c-span radio, and online at c-span.org. >> tomorrow, live coverage of the u.s. senate debate in virginia betwe former governors tim kane and george allen. that begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern. followed by the debate in the montana senate race between the incumbent democrat john tester and republican congressman denny reaver. that is tomorrow on c-span. that is tomorrow on c-span. c-span's
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Oct 6, 2012 11:50pm EDT
, paul ryan and joe biden will face off in their only debate. you can watch and engage with c- span with our live debate it previous starting at 7:00 followed by the debate at 9:00. your reaction, calls, and tweets. following our coverage at c- span, c-span radio, and c- span.org. >> sunday, an interview with ross perot by richadr wolf. he talks about the economy, the debt, and how it has changed since his campaign in 1992 and 1996. >> i told you, i do not want to until i go broke, you would say, whether you talking about? that is what you just said but and polished turns -- recession. he will not pay your debt if he did not have the money. if we are running your debt up, you are making it next to impossible to pay your debt. we have to do this now and start getting it done. it can be done if we had entered the house, the senate, and the white house have the well. they should have the full support of the american people to get it done. talks today's richard wolf's with ross perot sunday at 1:45 eastern on c-span. now, the vice presidential debate from the 1988 campaign. michael duka
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Oct 9, 2012 8:00pm EDT
brian and joe biden will face off in their only debate -- paul ryan and joe biden will face off in their only debate. you can watch and engaged with c-span with their previous 7:00, followed by two ways to watch the debate at 9:00. all followed by your calls, e- mails, and tweetts at 10:30. >> two counter-terrorism experts said the administration's expanded use of drone strikes may be undermining its security objectives in pakistan and yemen. they discussed the move from targeted killings to signatures strikes, which target groups of the unidentified man associated with terrorists. drawn strikes and pakistan alone have increased from about one every 40 days during the bush administration to one every four days. this is from host: [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> good afternoon. my name is gregory aftandilian. on behalf of our chairman, and our president, i want to welcome all of you here today. i also want to welcome c-span for covering this event. the event is titled, "death from above." as many of
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00pm EDT
. we must cut spending, we must get this balanced budget. >> next thursday night, paul brian and joe biden will face off in their only critic paul brian and joe biden will face off in their only debate. you can watch and engage with c- span with our live debate preview starting at 7:00. your reactions at 10:30. a follow our live coverage on c- span, c-span radio, and online. >> i watched on c-span the various congressional hearings and deliberation on public policy and also information that is put out by the various think tanks in washington. i like to watch the main interviews on sundays at 8:00. he hosts different authors any has discussions -- and he has discussions. in is the way -- it is an easy way to get the information. >> he watches c-span on comcast. created by america's cable companies in 1979 brought to you as a public service by your television provider. cut the british house of commons is in recess. prime minister's questions will not be seen this week. in its place, we had to manchester where prince labour party leader highlighted the differences between a future labou
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Oct 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
leave you with no other message, and want you to remember this one. barack obama and joe biden are absolutely, positively, firmly committed to ensuring that our daughters and my granddaughter's have the same rights as my sons and my grandsons. the exact same rights. make no mistake about that. [applause] these guys have a social policy out of the effect the's. -- out of the 50's the american people have then through a lot. like always, the american people did not give up. they got up. the american people did not lose faith, they fought back. there is no quick to in america. there is no quid in america. there never has been. i have never seen two candidates who are more negative about this country and its prospects than the people we are running against. all you hear from them is talk about a culture of dependency. america in decline. i do not recognize the country they talk about. i really do not. not where i come from. not for you come from. i do not see americans whose think they are dependent. i see americans who are looking for nothing more than a shot. they are looking for a s
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Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
about. >> i want to thank you as well, martha. i want to thank you, joe. it has been an honor to engage in the critical debate. we face a very big choice. what kind of country are we going to be? what kind of country are we going to give our kids? president obama had his chance. he made his choices. his economic agenda, more spending, borrowing, higher taxes, a government takeover of health care -- it is not working. it has failed to create the jobs we need. 23 million americans are looking for work today. this is not what a real recovery looks like. you deserve better. mitt romney and i want to earn your support. we are offering real reforms for a real recovery for every american. mitt romney, his experience, his ideas, his solutions is uniquely qualified to get the job done. at a time we have a jobs crisis until a america, would it not be nice to have a job creator in the white house? the choice is clear. a stagnant economy that promotes more government dependency, or a dynamic growing economy that provides opportunity and jobs. mitt romney and i will not duck the tough issues. we wil
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Oct 11, 2012 6:00am EDT
everything. they don't like our plan? what's your plan. >> tonight, paul brian and joe biden will face off in their only debate from kentucky. -- paul brian and joe biden face off. there are two ways to watch the debate at 9:00, both candidates on screen and the multi-camera version on c-span2. all live coverage on c-span, c- span radio, and online at c- span.org. >> coming up today on c-span, "washington journal" looking ahead to tonight's vice presidential debate. at 10:00, jeremy stein talks about monetary policy. later at 1:00 p.m. eastern, gloria steinem and other founding members of "ms >" celebrating -- "ms."
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Oct 7, 2012 7:00am EDT
listen to president joe biden from a convention that took place a couple of weeks ago. they talk about the american dream. >> one more thing to our republican opponents are dead wrong about. america is not a in decline. america is not a denture decline. i have news for gov. romney. -- america is not in decline. it never makes sense -- it has never been a good bet to bet against the american people. never. [cheers and applause] my fellow americans, america is coming back. we are not going back. we have no intention of downsizing the american dream. host: vice-president joe biden at the convention in charlotte, north carolina. do you think the american dream has been downsized? omar is on our republican line. caller: good morning. the american dream -- spanish, i came from the dominican republic to live that dream. i am a small business owner. i have two businesses. the way that it is going, it is heading to collapse. it feels to me like it is a plan for the government to take over businesses. when you pay high taxes as a businessman and you cannot afford to pay employees, he will
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Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
clinton, barack obama, and joe biden served in? these folks but little people because they decided not to serve, or to serve. my father came back from vietnam in 1971 and told me not to go into the service because of the way they were treated when they came home. my draft number was high enough that i did not have to go. i do not understand what is going on in this country. host: what should mitt romney talk about? caller: the military protection of our interests, he should continue to do so. i think like 5% of the cost in the pentagon, but we would not know, as we have not seemed to have a budget for anything. these folks call in for information -- bill clinton is the one who repealed glass- stiegel. it led to the downfall of housing and the problems we had in 2008. everyone contributed to it. 60 million jobs went away in the internet bubble. host: 94 calling in this morning. i want to point you to "the new york times," and the article calling for both campaigns to fine-tune their messages. host: here is a look at the dynamics on how they have shifted. the first part of that colum
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Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
on c- span. joe biden is preparing in his home state of delaware. the debate is at 9:00 eastern. back to calls. ron ron is in oklahoma. he is on our republican line. caller: i wanted to comment that when obama got into office, he got no leadership experience. he never voted in the senate. he rode the fence on both wars. he never cast a vote for or against on either were. he started his campaign as soon as he hit a house. he never did do anything. he had zero experience on being in the political field. he has not shown any leadership since. he leaves very strong towards withalistic society ways, the national health care. i believe he wants to take away our gun rights and hand them over to the u.n. for them to control, and to have them be in control of our constitutional laws. his moral fiber as a parent and a husband and a father of two children -- his moral fiber, he compromises to the gay community for votes. no husband or father would ever been his moral code to say it is ok for gays to be married to one another. if you tear down the moral fiber of this country, you tear down god's
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Oct 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
the top of my head. allen west in floor did and lee in new york. joe walsh in illinois off the top of my head. i mean, there are other tea party republicans like mann haworth in new york who say lewded the tea party thanked the tea party for electing them who are turning around assay now i actually vote with president obama. that doesn't work. people want to know where you stand, who you are for, then the next 30 days going to be aboutle hog the republicans accountable to their voting records. did youette vote for the ryan budget or did you not vote for the ryan budget that this is define sure. women's hold the republicans accountable in districts throughout the country and that is why i think we'll do pretty well. >> you talked a little bit about the circumstances you think you need to put the house formalin play this year that ballot moves, one thing that i notice in going over kind of the battleground races that is in the all the districts you mentioned like opted obama won in 2008 necessarily have a competitive candidate do you feel k lou recruited enough to get the numbers you
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00am EDT
debates over the past 25 years. we will begin with dick cheney and john edwards followed by joe biden and sarah palin in 2008. the 1984 debate of george bush and feraro. it all begins this evening at 7:00 eastern on c-span. c-span's campaign 2012 web site provides live and on demand coverage of all the presidential and vice presidential debates. it is the only place he was a live coverage before and after the debates. it has each question as a separate clip where you can watch by topic. read tweaks from political reporters and other actions from the debate hubbub. go to c-span.org/debates. >> mitt romney says that fewer jobs were traded this month than last. this is about 30 minutes. ♪ ♪ >> wow, that is quite a welcome. thank you, virginia. i love you, too, guys. >> mitt, mitt, mitt, mitt! >> thank you. thank you. gosh, just spent a half-hour with your fine citizens who want to keep working in this area. a farm couple wonders if they are going to keep their farm because the man lost his job in the coal mine. these are tough times, but you are strong people and we are going to brin
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Oct 5, 2012 10:30pm EDT
president dick cheney and senator don edwards. followed by senator joe biden and governor sarah palin debating in 2008. then the 1984 meeting of vice- president george bush and rep geraldine farrar and senator dan quayle and lloyd bentsen the bidding in 1988. it all begins tomorrow at 7 eastern here on c-span. c-span's kan 0.2012 website provides live and on demand coverage of all the vice- president of the dates -- c- span's campaign and its " website provides live at and automatic coverage of all the vice-presidential debate. read streaming twwets from political reporters and other reactions at the campaign 2012 debate habra. -- debate hub. >> mitt romney said the unemployment rate has come down and that fewer jobs have degraded this month than last. he spoke at a campaign rally at carter machinery company in abingdon, virginia. this is about 30 minutes. ♪ >> wow, that is quite a welcome. thank you, virginia. i love you, too, guys. >> mitt, mitt, mitt, mitt! >> thank you. thank you. gosh, just spent a half-hour with your fine citizens who want to keep working in this area. a farm
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Oct 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
. mahoney. that then followed joe manchin's election to the senate. the registration deadline is today. president obama will be speaking to students at ohio state. we will have that live at 5:00 p.m. >> look what obama did on the budget, nothing except at borrow and spend. and as a result of his abdication of leadership, as a result of seeing the most predictable economic crisis in our country's history and not fixing it, our credit rating was downgraded for the first time in our history. >> we laid out a $4 trillion debt reduction plan over the next 10 years. and we are already passed $1 trillion of it. ladies and gentlemen, these guys vote against everything. no, i really mean it. ok, i get that you do not like our plan. and what is your plan? >> paul ryan and vice-president joe biden will face off in a vice presidential debate. you can watch engage with c-span with our live debate preview starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern followed by the debate at 9:00 p.m. your reactions and calls and tweet at 10:30 p.m. follow online at c-span.org. >> the supreme court tomorrow is scheduled to h
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